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Severn launches new zoning map to improve ease of use

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 01:37 PM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has launched an updated zoning map on our website. This project was completed in partnership with the County of Simcoe with a goal to make the zoning map more user-friendly. The new zoning map has been enhanced by mirroring some of the features of the County's mapping program with the addition of the Severn specific zoning. 

Zoning by-laws regulate the use of land within a community. Severn’s Zoning by-law provides information as to how land...

New Noise By-law now in effect in Severn

Township of Severn enacts new Noise By-law

Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 09:57 AM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has seen an increase in short-term rental properties within the municipality. This has led to a larger volume of complaints from residents regarding issues such as excessive noise, open-air burning, parking, property standards, littering, and fireworks.

Through meetings with Council, the creation of a Noise By-law was selected as a priority to help address these concerns. Township staff completed a review of external municipal by-laws to determine the best approach...

Mayor Burkett raising the Ukrainian flag at Severn's Administration Office

Township of Severn raises flag in support for the people of Ukraine

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2022 04:03 PM

Severn, ON: The Ukrainian flag is now flying at the Township’s Administration Office as a symbol of Severn’s solidarity with Ukraine. Council and staff understands this action is just a small gesture in recognition of the difficult and frightening situation that continues for the Ukrainian people.

Although this is a small action of solidarity, this action connects and builds upon the raising of the Ukrainian flag across our region and across our country. Each small action taken is...

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Notice of Intention to dispose and sell Township lands

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 04:31 PM

In accordance with the Township of Severn’s Sale of Land Policy and the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, the Corporation of the Township of Severn hereby gives notice that the Township intends to declare surplus and sell the individual lots that make up 1656 Trader Cowan Road by public sale.

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Part of PIN 58509-0120 (LT), being Lot 57, Plan 1323; Tay; Severn
Part of PIN 58509-0120 (LT), being Lot 58, Plan 1323; Tay; Severn
Part of PIN 58509-0120 (LT), being Lot 59, Plan 1323; Tay; Severn

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Township of Severn Brand Identity awarded the ‘Best of the Best’

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 10:17 AM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has been awarded a prestigious Marketing Canada Award by the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) for our new Brand Identity. The efforts by Council and staff to develop the new Severn brand have now been recognized nationally for both quality and creativity.

Located just 90 minutes north of the GTA and easily accessed from major highways 400, 11 and 12, Severn is nestled in the northern corner of Simcoe County and is considered the gateway to...